Implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in the area of art and culture (Article 30)

Where
Allemagne
When
2016
Who
The Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs
Objectifs clefs de la mesure:

Dismantling barriers to access to art and culture, making participation in cultural life possible for all people and especially for artists with disabilities, implementing the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Périmètre de la mesure:
Regional, National
Nature de la mesure:
regulatory, financial, institutional
Principale caractéristique de la mesure:

1 Action plans of the federal Länder for the incremental realisation of accessibility in accordance with the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, including the dismantling of structural barriers at cultural institutions as well as barrier-free participation in artistic and cultural life, for example (a) Recommendations, adjustment of funding guidelines from 2011 onward, (b) “Design für alle in digitalen Bibliotheken” (Design for all in digital libraries), since 2012
2 Federal Government National Action Plan with various measures to promote artists with disabilities, for example (a) Netzwerk Kultur und Inklusion (Network culture and inclusion) at the Remscheid Academy, since 2015, (b) Insider Art e.V.: online gallery, since 2012

Résultats attendus de la mise en œuvre de la mesure:

1 Action plans for accessibility: Making more cultural institutions and cultural content accessible without barriers (museums, concert halls, theatres, libraries, memorial sites, etc.), increasing the number of exhibitions and (cultural) events designed to be accessible, providing more accessible informational and communications offerings at academic and public libraries
2 Promoting artists: a) Opening up improved access for people with disabilities and particular artistic talents, b) Making art by people with disabilities visible
Reference: Unser Weg in eine inklusive Gesellschaft. Nationaler Aktionsplan der Bundesregierung zur Umsetzung der UN-Behindertenrechtskonvention (Our Path to an Inclusive Society: National Action Plan for the Implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Person with Disabilities, 2011). Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs
http://www.bmas.de/SharedDocs/Downloads/DE/PDF-Publikationen/a740-short-en.pdf;jsessionid=CCC5039D54A2957A89DD5C5FBBB4F71E?__blob=publicationFile&v=3

Principales conclusions de la mise en oeuvre de la mesure:

1 Action plans for accessibility

- Dismantling structural barriers: concepts adopted, relevant beyond the area of culture
- Barrier-free participation and access: a) for example “Barrierefreiheit in der Kultur“ (Accessibility in culture) concept (Berlin) on conceptualising and designing accessible exhibitions; checklists for accessible exhibitions; b) Digital libraries: Broad-ranging tools for accessibility on the project website http://www.grenzenloslesen.de and recommendations for action for decision-makers
- Capital Cultural Fund in Berlin: 6 accessible projects in 2016 = 15.4 per cent of all projects funded

2 Promoting artists:
- Highly accessible homepage: http://www.kultur-und-inklusion.net
- Further developing InterArt e.V. online gallery as free-of-cost presentation space for art by people with disabilities. In 2012, data collected for the first time on the work and life situations of artists with disabilities.

Objectif(s) de la Convention 2005 de l'UNESCO
Cultural Domain(s)
Multi-domain
Cultural Value Chain
Création
Production
Distribution
Participation